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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 47,500 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,471 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda added 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 235 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,500 +300 +1,400
CPS 65,471 +235 +1,419

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Punta Gorda as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Punta Gorda, Florida

CES employment for Punta Gorda in December 2016 is at a new high of 47,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,118 for Punta Gorda in November 2006. 2,647 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 56,597, Punta Gorda has added 8,874 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 47,500 300 65,471 235
November 2016 47,200 200 65,236 57
October 2016 47,000 -100 65,179 306
September 2016 47,100 0 64,873 116
August 2016 47,100 100 64,757 -70
July 2016 47,000 100 64,827 241
June 2016 46,900 200 64,586 411
May 2016 46,700 100 64,175 -65
April 2016 46,600 300 64,240 -282
March 2016 46,300 -100 64,522 107
February 2016 46,400 -100 64,415 265
January 2016 46,500 400 64,150 98